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Faceted Amethyst Post Earrings

$42.00 USD
WH192284

Faceted oval Amethyst crystals set in sterling silver. 10mm long = 1cm.

**Stand not included.**

Amethyst is a variety of Quartz that has a presence of Manganese giving its striking purple color. Varying Iron content causes a color range from pale lavender to deep purple. Amethyst occurs all over the world either in crystalline or massive form and was mentioned as early as 315 B.C. by Theophrastus. It was named for the Greek word “not drunken,” since it was believed to prevent intoxication.                             

Chemical composition: SiO ; Hardness: 7

Silver was known as Argentum in ancient Rome, thus its abbreviation as Ag. It is a member of the copper group.

Chemical composition: Ag; Hardness: 2.5-3

Amethyst is a stone of spirituality and contentment, opening and activating the crown chakra. Amethyst is great for meditation, helping bring one to a state of peace and hold a calm energy. Balancing the energies of the intellectual, emotional, and physical bodies, it provides for a clear connection between the Earth plane and higher realms.

Silver increases poise, patience and intuition. It is a highly conductive metal that enhances lunar energy and the sacred feminine. Silver amplifies the qualities of gemstones it is paired with.

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